Saturday, June 25, 2016

Pet Pointers: Summer Itching

Summer scratching season is here, and it’s hard for pet owners to tell if the source is fleas, food or something in the environment. How can you “itchucate” your audience and your family on how to spot an allergy and control the scratching? Find out with the help of Tailor the dog live on set and a board certified pet dermatologist. I had the chance to post this interview with Dr. Jeanne Budgin, a board-certified dermatologist at Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, N.Y.

About Dr. Jeanne Budgin
Dr. Jeanne Budgin is the staff dermatologist at the Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, New York. In 2005, Dr. Budgin completed her residency training in veterinary dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania and received board certification. She also served as an intern in small animal medicine and surgery and was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship in immunodermatology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Budgin received her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Iowa State University in 1999, and subsequently spent two years in private general practice in New Jersey. Dr. Budgin has published articles pertaining to veterinary dermatology in various journals, and has presented at conferences throughout the world. She lives in Manhattan with her cat, Bridgette.

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